What Does SHOOKETH Mean in a Text?

SHOOKETH means "Shocked." It is a slang word used to express shock (usually feigned or exaggerated). SHOOKETH became popular in 2017, when it was used by YouTube comedian Christine Sydelko to express her shock at being addressed by name by a cashier.

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When I write SHOOKETH, I mean this:

meaning of SHOOKETH

SHOOKETH usually indicates feigned shock.

Summary of Key Points

"Shocked" is the most common definition for SHOOKETH on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Examples of SHOOKETH in Sentences

Here are examples of SHOOKETH being used in conversation:
  • Tom: I saw Janet at the bar with another guy last night.
  • Tim: Well! I am SHOOKETH! Tall, slim, red hair?
  • Tom: That's the one. Did you know?
  • Tim: That's her brother. He's back from France.

An Academic Look at SHOOKETH

SHOOKETH is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users. It can also be considered a neologism (i.e., a newly coined word or phrase).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm stunned" or "Blow me down" instead of saying SHOOKETH. 

Example of SHOOKETH Used in a Text

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